Shelby Blackley

Shelby Blackley

Shelby Blackley is the former Editor-in-Chief of The Cord. Shelby has an obsession with green tea, owns too many writing notebooks and finds solace in a nice cold brew.

Articles by Shelby Blackley

UPDATED: Public appeal for Students’ Union candidate to occur Tuesday

UPDATED: Public appeal for Students’ Union candidate to occur Tuesday

The Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union board of directors will be holding a public “special board meeting” Tuesday night to discuss a formal appeal from board of directors candidate Anthony Zambito. These appeals are typically done in-camera by the appeals committee, but Zambito has requested a public appeal for “transparency,” said Colin Aitchison, chair of the board, in the agenda […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Elections ·
LIVE BLOG: Students’ Union presidential debate 2016

LIVE BLOG: Students’ Union presidential debate 2016

by Shelby Blackley· · Elections, Slider ·
What’s in a president? A day in the life of Olivia Matthews

What’s in a president? A day in the life of Olivia Matthews

Editor-in-Chief, Shelby Blackley followed around president and CEO of the Students’ Union for a day

by Shelby Blackley· · Campus, Features, Slider ·
Tweets from the Students’ Union board meeting: Jan. 22

Tweets from the Students’ Union board meeting: Jan. 22

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by Shelby Blackley· · Campus ·
X Ambassadors rock the Turret Nightclub

X Ambassadors rock the Turret Nightclub

The alternative indie-rock band graced the Wilfrid Laurier University student body with an incredibly energetic performance.

by Shelby Blackley· · Arts, Events, Slider ·
LIVE BLOG: All-candidates meeting

LIVE BLOG: All-candidates meeting

by Shelby Blackley· · Elections ·
Editor’s note: Plenty of changes coming to The Cord

Editor’s note: Plenty of changes coming to The Cord

If you’re an avid Cord reader — or even if you’re not and you just came here to hear me ramble — you may have noticed changes are happening to The Cord, both in print and online. We’re experimenting weekly, changing font sizes, getting really creative with cover ideas and page layouts while starting to critically look at content ideas […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Opinion ·
The final stretch to the playoffs

The final stretch to the playoffs

Eight points separate eighth and second place in the OUA, making the final weeks important

by Shelby Blackley· · Hockey ·
The Cord wins two national awards

The Cord wins two national awards

This week at NASH, the annual Canadian student journalism conference hosted by Canadian University Press, The Cord won two national awards. Photo Editor Will Huang and Creative Director Lena Yang were declared the winners for the first-ever Flash File 2 competition, which requires delegates to create a cover design in three hours with the story written from Flash File 1. […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Archive ·
Peter Campbell to retire at end of season

Peter Campbell to retire at end of season

After a 34-year career in Canadian Interuniversity Sport basketball, Wilfrid Laurier men’s basketball coach Peter Campbell has announced he will retire at the end of the 2015-16 season. Campbell has spent the last 16 years of his career as the head coach of the Golden Hawk program. He will finish as the all-time winningest coach in school history with 150 […]

by Shelby Blackley· · Basketball, Sports ·